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The Black Dahlia Audiobook

The Black Dahlia

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Publisher's Summary

A neo-noir crime novel from the legendary crime novelist James Ellroy.

Los Angeles, 15th January 1947: a beautiful young woman walked into the night and met her horrific destiny. Five days later, her tortured body was found drained of blood and cut in half. The newspapers called her 'The Black Dahlia'. Two cops are caught up in the investigation and embark on a hellish journey that takes them to the core of the dead girl's twisted life....

©1987 James Ellroy (P)2016 Isis Publishing Ltd

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    Justin 22/09/2016
    Justin 22/09/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Well worth the pay off"

    Seemed to deviate a bit but the all comes together. Awesome story and story telling. Well worth the read..... Or listen.

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  • E. Maddock
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    16/07/16
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    "Great book, great narrator, but that Scottish accent!"

    The narrators voice has to match the tone and mood of the book for me to be able to enjoy an audio book and not find their voice/accent a distraction. Jeff Harding was a perfect narrator for this dark, moody LA based novel, an insight into so many types of pain and a story where every character is morally corrupt. It's a wonderful novel and Harding is great- but, that Scottish accent he attempts is nothing short of ridiculous. I don't know what he's basing it on, but it sounds like Mrs Doubtfire doing an impression of an Irish person at panto. Its absolutely dreadful. If only someone else had read those parts.

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  • Maggs
    Port Talbot
    3/04/16
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    "The Black Dahila - good read but some parts quite disturbing & some readers light not like the choice language in book"

    The Black Dahila - good read but some parts quite disturbing & some readers light not like the choice language in book
    Jeff's narration great as always

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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